Biggar  Lanarkshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Biggar like this:

Biggar, par. and town, on E. border of Lanarkshire, 1¾ mile NE. of Symington junc., and 15 miles SE. of Lanark by rail, 7272 ac., pop. 2128; town, pop. 1556; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Thursday.

Biggar through time

Biggar is now part of South Lanarkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Lanarkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Biggar itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Biggar in South Lanarkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

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